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SARA TAKANASHI

Yuki Ito put together jumps of 124.5 and 129.5 meters to score 230.1 points at Sapporo's Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium on Sunday and earn her second World Cup win of the season.
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Jan 14, 2024
Ito leaps to second ski jumping World Cup win of season
The 29-year-old from Hokkaido put together jumps of 124.5 and 129.5 meters to score 230.1 points at Sapporo's Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium.
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Feb 6, 2023
Yuki Ito leads Japan's first podium sweep in women's ski jumping World Cup event
Ito earned her first World Cup victory since March 2017.
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Jul 29, 2022
Sara Takanashi sets sights on 2026 Winter Olympics
'I feel as though I can only digest what I did at the Olympics at another Olympics,' she said. 'I hope to come up with jumps that will help the Japan team.'
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Mar 7, 2022
Sara Takanashi extends record with 63rd World Cup win
'I was able to produce two good jumps,' Takanashi said. 'It feels like I'm making progress day by day.'
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Mar 3, 2022
Sara Takanashi brushes aside Olympic drama with victorious return in Norway
'This, coming after the Olympics, it's my happiest win ever.'
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Feb 22, 2022
Japanese Olympians focus on ending 2022 season on post-Beijing high
For some athletes, the Olympic experience was a dream come true, while for others it was a nightmare on one or more levels, even if there were some valuable lessons to take for safekeeping.
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Feb 14, 2022
Sara Takanashi bouncing back after difficult time at Beijing Games
Takanashi is already in Europe as she gears up for a World Cup competition later in the month.
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Feb 11, 2022
Sara Takanashi says controversial suit checks were irregular
Sara Takanashi told the Ski Association of Japan the suit check procedure which led to one of her Beijing Olympics team event jumps being disqualified was different than usual.
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Feb 9, 2022
Sara Takanashi stays classy amid painful ski jump controversy
With the way she bounced back and the grace she showed by bowing deeply after the final jump, Takanashi won many hearts back home.
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Feb 8, 2022
Japan loses chance at medal as disqualifications mar ski jumping mixed event
The final placings seemed almost an afterthought after a night of mayhem that featured disqualifications, widespread fury and confusion among the sport's heavyweight nations.
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Feb 6, 2022
Sara Takanashi unsure about future after Olympic letdown in Beijing
'But after coming to terms with my result, I don't understand my role in the sport anymore.'
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Feb 6, 2022
Sara Takanashi falls short of medal in women's normal hill
After entering the Games as one of the jumpers to beat, the 25-year-old said she has mixed emotions.
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Feb 5, 2022
The top rivalries to watch at the Beijing Olympics
For every big-name athlete or team at the Beijing Games, there is someone standing in the way of victory.
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Feb 4, 2022
What to watch at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
Catch up on five key storylines to keep an eye on at the Games over the next couple of weeks.
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Jan 10, 2022
Snowboarders set to lead Japan in Beijing while Yuzuru Hanyu chases history
The Olympic sports analytics gurus at Nielsen's Gracenote have predicted Japan will reach a record medal total, surpassing the previous high of 13 set in 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
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Jan 2, 2022
Sara Takanashi picks up 61st career World Cup win
Sara Takanashi recorded the 61st World Cup victory of her career on Saturday by leading both rounds in the second of two women's ski jumping competitions held in Slovenia on New Year's Eve and New Year's morning.
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Nov 3, 2021
Japan's skiing and snowboarding hopefuls look to soar in Beijing
Medal predictions released last week by Nielsen's Gracenote had Japan winning three golds at the Beijing Games and they all were in either skiing or snowboarding.
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Mar 27, 2021
Sara Takanashi sets record with 109th World Cup podium
The second-place finish in the second of the three 'Blue Bird' events in Russia moved her to the top of the overall World Cup rankings with just one event remaining.
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Mar 22, 2021
Sara Takanashi ties World Cup podium record
Sara Takanashi tied the all-time record for podium finishes in World Cup ski jumping after taking third in Russia's Nizhny Tagil on Sunday.
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Mar 4, 2021
Sara Takanashi claims large hill silver at world championships
Takanashi, who placed third on the normal hill last week, was looking to become the first Japanese woman to win an individual ski jumping world title.

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